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Increase capacity

Increase the capacity, applications and acceptances to AHP courses to support the delivery of the Long Term Plan.

  • Maximise undergraduate and returning workforce supply through planned and sustained careers and Return to Practice work
  • Modernise roles and ways of working in line with NHS People Plan requirements to ensure a supply of 21st-century facing graduates
  • Build significant clinical placement expansion, innovation and resilience

Alternative pathways

Return to Practice 

The Return to Practice (RtP) programme enables former HCPC registrant that have left their professions to re-enter and gain their HCPC registration. You already have the skills and experience to make a big difference to patients, clients, carers and their families and we want to help you on your (RtP) journey.

Helping ensure an essential supply of AHPs

Placement expansion and innovation

A robust and sustainable approach to good quality placements and learning environments is critical for us to effectively expand our workforce by growing the number of Allied Health Professionals in education. To deliver this Health Education England are working collaboratively across professions, universities, Royal Colleges, professional bodies, and with our regulators to share learning and build ambition.

  • Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS) Placement Resources (available soon)

An innovative approach to placements 

Through 2020, HEE was joined by three AHP student placements; the 21st-century health and care workforce need to excel in their clinical and academic studies but also learn about leadership, research and the wider context of public and population health. Read about their projects and experiences through a series of blogs: